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BB Question again.

rubertoerubertoe Posts: 3,994
edited May 2013 in The workshop
Quick one.

Can i swap a Square Taper BB for a HT2 BB? (obviously I know it depends on the Crank-set)

will either fit in the frame or am i stuck with Sq Taper?
"If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got."

PX Kaffenback 2 = Work Horse
B-Twin Alur 700 = Sundays and Hills

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    sure just get the BB sheel faced by a good bike shop.
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  • rubertoerubertoe Posts: 3,994
    Facing?
    "If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got."

    PX Kaffenback 2 = Work Horse
    B-Twin Alur 700 = Sundays and Hills
  • NaugasNaugas Posts: 10
    Facing the frame makes the outer surfaces of the BB of the frame parallel. You do that so the bearings on each side line up better with each other, to avoid unnecessary strain on them. With a one-piece BB cartridge unit the bearings are hold in line by the cartridge shell.
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